Video games are constantly growing in price, so we have compiled a list of the 5 best skateboarding games for PS3 to help ensure that you don't waste your hard-earned money on a mediocre game.
- Skate 2. The best skateboarding game for PS3 is Skate 2. This game offers a plethora of tricks and features and offers the most realistic tricks ever seen in a video game for any platform. The goal of this game is for your skater to make a name for himself by completing various challenges, which can be quite difficult. There is a huge city to be explored, so you are sure to not become bored! Game play is impressive and you are able to play against your friends online.
- Tony Hawk's Project 8. Tony Hawk's Project 8, one of the 5 best skateboarding games for PS3, comes in at a very close second to Skate 2. The career mode in Tony Hawk's Project 8 is redesigned and there are multiple levels of challenge. A new slow motion trick mode called "nail the trick" is available. This mode switches the camera view to the feet of the skater, allowing you to flip the skateboard around in a variety of ways. Tony Hawk's Project 8 features brand new graphics, and even though the game play can be slow at times, your overall experience with the game will be a good one.
- Skate. Skate is the second EA skateboarding game to make our list of the 5 best skateboarding games for PS3. This game offers a unique trick and control system that is tons of fun. The sound effects are above average, and the voice acting done by the skaters is actually very good. Skate offers a career mode, in addition to several multiplayer modes. The game play of Skate runs very smoothly and the graphics have an extremely realistic look to them.
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground. What good is a "best skateboarding games for PS3" list without several mentions of a Tony Hawk game? Tony Hawk's Proving Ground offers quite a few skill levels, that will keep even the most advantaged gamer busy for hours. In comparison to other games in the Tony Hawk series, this game includes a few new tricks and moves, including the aggro kick and nail the grab. Tony Hawk's Proving Ground features an online mode, and while the overall game play is not changed too much from previous games in the series, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is still an above average game with top notch sound effects,
- Tony Hawk Ride. Tony Hawk Ride is the final game to make our best skateboarding games for PS3 list. Now there are not many skateboarding games available for Playstation 3, which is why Tony Hawk Ride has made the list. This game fails in comparison to the top 4 games on the list. However, the cool thing about Tony Hawk Ride is that you cannot use a controller to play the game. You must use an actual skateboarding peripheral, which adds a realistic touch to the game.
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